Your contact at CyberForum

CyberForum e.V. organization is composed of a Board of Directors, Joint Board, Trustees Board and the CyberForum employees -  the CyberTeam. Whether you have questions about the network, support to founders, recruiting or international projects - our CyberTeam is happy to answer you.  

The board of the CyberForum

Our board of directors consists of personalities from politics, economy and administration. The board is elected at the annual General Meeting and is responsible for the strategy. 

Board of Directors

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Matthias Hornberger

Chairman of the board

CEO Kizoo Technology Capital GmbH

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Michael Kaiser


Wirtschaftsförderung Karlsruhe

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Markus Hennig

Board member

Agile Partners GmbH

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Ralf Schneider

Board member


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Dr. Gerda Frank


Head of Finance JamitLabs GmbH

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Dirk Fox

Board member

Secorvo Security Consulting GmbH

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Martin Hubschneider

Board member

CAS Software AG

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André Hellmann

Board member

netzstrategen GmbH

Joint board

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Dr. Teresa Baumann

Board member

COO GoSilico GmbH

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Dr. Guido Glania

Board member

CEO IHK Karlsruhe

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Holger Kujath

Board member

Knuddels GmbH & Co. KG

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Richard Einstmann

Board member

CEO Bechtle GmbH & Co KG

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Dr. Sven R. Schmidt-Rohr

Board member

CEO ArtiMinds Robotics GmbH

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Frank Roth

Board member

AppSphere AG

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Marc Sesemann

Board member

Sparkasse Karlsruhe

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Dr. Mathias Weis

Board member

General Representative Volksbank Karlsruhe eG

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Antje Leminsky

Board member


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Stephan Müller

Board member

CEO inovex GmbH

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Jan Reichert

Board member

kr3m. media GmbH

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Jan Wiesenberger

Board member

FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik

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Martin Trenkle

Board member


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Mathias Thomas

Board member

CEO Dr. Thomas + Partner GmbH & Co. KG

The CyberForum Trustees Board

A Trustees Board was appointed to promote the interests of the association. The Board members are composed of up to ten people from politics, the economy and administration. Gabriele Luczak-Schwarz, Mayoress of the city Karlsruhe, is the Chair of this committee.
Her duties as Mayoress include finances, investments, economy and employment, city marketing, congresses, exhibitions, events, tourism, utilities, traffic and ports as well as area management.  

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Gabriele Luczak-Schwarz


Economic Mayor City of Karlsruhe

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Margret Mergen

Board of Trustees

Mayor City of Baden-Baden

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Anita Berres

Board of Trustees

Berres - Strategy & Kinesiology

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Prof. Dr. Holger Hanselka

Board of Trustees

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

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Dr. Christoph Schnaudigel

Board of Trustees

District of Karlsruhe

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Dr. Friedrich G. Hoepfner

Honorary Chairman CyberForum e.V.

Hoepfner Strategie

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Cornelia Petzold-Schick

Board of Trustees

Mayor City of Bruchsal

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Gabriele Calmbach-Hatz

Board of Trustees

Papier Fischer

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Prof. Dr. Frank Artinger

Board of Trustees

Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences


Our management represents the ICT industry and the digital site Karlsruhe - in other words, you and your interests. 

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David Hermanns

Chief Executive Officer
+49 721.602 897-0

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Christine Wieland-Weber

Executive Department
+49 721.602 897-613

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Sina Knolle

Assistant to the management
+49 721.602 897-11


Do you have questions or suggestions? Are you looking for contacts or ideas? We will be happy to help you further 

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Claudia Wackershauser

Administration & Services
+49 721.602 897-0

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Kerstin Weber-Sanguigno

Community Management & Cooperation
+49 721.602 897-22

Communication & marketing

Are you looking for press information, do you have questions about the figures, data and facts about CyberForum or our social media accounts? We are happy to help.

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Carolina Agudelo

Communication & Marketing

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Mohammad Jadidi

Communication & Marketing
+49 721.602 897-614

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Katrin Sure

Communication & Marketing

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Diana Gedeon

Communication & Marketing
+49 721.602 897-45

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Linda Gierich

Communication & Marketing

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Fabio Cusin

Communication & Marketing

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Nadja Eiselin

Communication & Marketing
+49 721.602 897-34

Event management

Would you like to visit one of our events or do you have any ideas for workshops and collaborations? We are your contact partner! 

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Regine Fischer

Event management
+49 721.602 897-13

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Lisa Fuchs

Event management
0721.602 897-14

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Selina Lutz

Event management
0721.602 897-49

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Katharina Duffing

Event management
+49 721.602 897-36

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Alisa Bahtic

Assistance Event and Member Services
0721.602 897-623


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Christine Wieland-Weber

Executive Department
+49 721.602 897-613

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Anne Jäger

CyberForum Academy
++49 721.602 798-627

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Dirk Lion

CyberForum Academy
+49 721.602 897-626

Personnel & recruiting

Are you looking for specialists or do you want to enter the IT branch as an apprentice, specialist or professional? We can offer you many services for specialists and recruiting.  

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Beate Scheuermann

Talents & Career
+49 721.602 897-18

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Dr. Michaela Maier

Talents & Career
+49 721.602 897-17

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Thomas Hetze

Talents & Career
+49 721.602 897-46

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Sonja Lambrecht

Talents & Career
0721.602 897-617

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Joerg Torkler

Talents & Career
0721.602 897-628

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Tanja Enzmann

Talents & Career
+49 721.602 897-42

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Dominik Nunnenmann

Talents & Career
+49 721.602 897-610

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Max Fuhrmann

Apprentice for office management
0721.602 897-630

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Dörte Schäfer

Talents & Career
+49 721.602 897-32

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Stephan Kallauch

Talents & Career
0721.602 897-48

Business development

Are you interested in founding a business, would like to invest in one or have questions about founding and growing a company? We will be delighted to help you.

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Daniel Karszt

Head of CyberLab
+49 721.602 897-31

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Michel Yammine

Startup Consultant
+49 721.602 897-611

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Nico Hildmann

Startup Consultant
0721.602 897-619

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Justus Langer

Intern CyberLab
0721.602 897-619

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Daniel Heuser

Business Development
+49 721.602 897-51

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Christian Kurrle

Startup Consultant
+49 721.602 897-52

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Oezer Kopdur

Investor Network
+49 721.602 897-50

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Philipp Dietze

Intern CyberLab
+49 721.602 897-701

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Martina Hardt

Business Development
+49 721.602 897-37

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Anna Glück

Business development
0721.602 897-624

Business ecosystem development

Are you looking for exciting companies in Baden-Württemberg and a factual exchange about digitalization topics in all southwestern regions? We can connect you with the digital economy players in Baden-Württemberg.

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Gennadi Schermann

Business Ecosystem Development
+49 721.602 897-28

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Ceren Akbaba

Business Ecosystem Development
+49 721.602 897-43

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Jakob Ilg

Business Ecosystem Development
+49 721.602 897-56

CyberForum Süd

CyberForum is able to support companies in the southern TechnologyRegion due to its office in Baden-Baden: CyberForum Süd is particularly focused on businesses from the IT and hightech sector, media and creative industry, manufacturing industry as well as financial technology. 

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Dr. Christiane Klobasa

CyberForum Süd
+49 721.602 897-27 | +49 7221.403 857-4

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Roberto Elia

CyberForum Süd
07221.403 857-5 | 0721.602 897-622

Central organisation

We ensure that the CyberForum works. We make the network available to you, sometimes more behind the scenes.

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Sonja Litinas

+49 721.602 897-12

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Peter Balzer

(internal) IT-Development
+49 721.602 897-33

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Martin Hofmann

Funding projects & Financial accounting
+49 721.602 897-39

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Andreas Bertsch

Project Engineering & Controlling
+49 721.602 897-26

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Thierry Braun

(internal) IT-Development
+49 721.602 897-53

Economic support

We work closely with the City of Karlsruhe’s Economic Development Department to represent the interests of the IT sector even better. Your and our contact partner in the city. 

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Ralf Eichhorn

City of Karlsruhe Economic Development Department
+49 721.133-7340

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Steffen Buhl

City of Karlsruhe Economic Development Department
+49 721.133-7343